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April 2018

Calder’s Circus: School Vacation Week Art Camp with Avis Turner

April 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 19, 2018

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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$80
©Alexander Calder, Calder's Circus, 1926 – 1931, kinetic art installation, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Tuesday through Thursday, April 17 to 19, 9 a.m. to noon In this 3-day art camp for children ages 8 to 12 years old, we will explore the work of sculptor Alexander Calder. Most known for his mobiles, Calder also constructed a small, playful, puppet-like circus, which he carried in a valise. Made from bits of wire, cork, cloth, and string, the famous little circus was performed in both Paris and New York City during the 1940s. Everything moved and…

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